Virtuality is a line of virtual reality gaming machines produced by Virtuality Group, and found in video arcades in the early s. Following Dr. Fully developed bythe VR integrated systems were launched at a computer graphics show at crystal palace and marketed to industry. The first two networked VR systems were sold to British Telecom Research Laboratories to experiment with networked telepresence applications.
There are two types of units referred to by the company as "pods" : One where the player stands up SUand the other where they sit down SD. Both unit types utilize virtual reality headsets the "Visette" which each contain two LCD screens at resolutions of x each. Four speakers and a microphone were also built into the unit. Using the magnetic tracking system the stereoscopic display was able to react to head movements to change the display based on what the player would be "looking at" within the gaming environment.
The position of the joystick also magnetically tracked controls movement of the player's "virtual hand", and a button on the joystick moves the player forwards in the game arena. Virtuality's release surprised the existing VR industry. Despite crude graphics, it offered what Computer Gaming World in described as Evidance - Virtuality - Virtuality Two the necessary hallmarks of a fully immersive system at what, to many, is a cheap price.
The main complaint There was also a series which was basically a Series machine upgraded with faster processor Intel Pentium and a rifle-type controller. They were offered in 2 versions, a "normal" Evidance - Virtuality - Virtuality Two with a generic rifle-type controller and a "Total Recoil" version with an official Winchester Replica Rifle-type controller that featured a CO2 powered blowback mechanism.
Virtuality also worked to use their VR technology for more practical purposes. Project Elysium was a virtual reality system developed in by Virtuality for IBM for use in architectural and construction applications to give builders and clients an idea of how things would look once they were built, among other uses. It has created a high way gaming. Developer W. Industries named after its founder Dr.
Jonathan D. Waldern[ citation needed ] later renamed Virtuality Group Plc, was founded in There were five group subsidiaries. During the company sale, Dr Waldern purchased all IP consumer technology rights, in addition to all Virtuality brand rights other than entertainment machines. In he launched a consumer VR display in partnership with Takara and another in with Philips Electronics under the brand name "Scuba".
Combined, over 55, headsets were sold, mostly in Japan. The company is currently working on next generation optoelectronics technology and applications including applications for Virtual Reality. Evidance - Virtuality - Virtuality Two Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Virtuality disambiguation.
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